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posted Aug 24, 2018

Students develop Salmon, Idaho’s podcast trail

by Gina Knudson with Salmon Valley Stewardship

Local students wrote and narrated short podcasts to educate visitors of the trail about natural and local history.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: technology, youth and kids on trails

posted Aug 23, 2018

River's Edge National Recreation Trail, Montana

Whether biking, jogging, in-line skating, running or walking is your favorite outdoor activity, the 53 miles of the River's Edge Trail in Great Falls is the perfect venue. The 19 miles of paved urban trail links many local parks and attractions along both sides of the scenic Missouri River.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: greenways and open space, urban trails, shared-use, accessibility and accessible trails, mountain biking, wildlife and habitat, snow and winter trails

posted Aug 2, 2018

FAQ: The difference between a National Historic, Scenic and Recreation Trail

by American Trails Staff

The difference is usually ones of scale, significance, and administration responsibility and how they are designated.

categories: General Interest
tags: faq, historic, long-distance trails, thru-hiking

posted Aug 1, 2018

FAQ: What is the definition of a trail?

by American Trails Staff

What a trail means in legal terms.

categories: General Interest
tags: faq, policy

posted Aug 1, 2018

New York State's Erie Canalway Trail

Bringing new life to communities along a 200-year-old industrial corridor.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: historic, partnerships, volunteers, canal

posted Jul 25, 2018

FAQ: Inquiry on hiking trails - what it takes to create a trail and everything else about a trail!

by American Trails Staff

Q&A on hiking trail building, design and maintenance.

categories: General Interest
tags: faq, funding, maintenance, management and operation, hiking

posted Jul 24, 2018

Braille trail building and renovation

by American Trails Staff

Braille trails and sensory gardens offer sustainable and accessible ways to safely experience the outdoors and provide opportunities to interact with nature.

categories: General Interest
tags: maintenance, accessibility and accessible trails

posted Jul 23, 2018

An Overview of Nebraska's Cowboy Trail

Cowboy Trail, Nebraska's first office State Recreational Trail.

categories: General Interest, Featured trails
tags: economic, bicycle, travel & tourism, walking

posted Jul 23, 2018

FAQ: Should golf carts be allowed on paved trails in a small community?

by American Trails Staff

Ultimately, this can be an accessibility issue if you want to deal with that.

categories: General Interest
tags: faq, editorial, mobility devices, e-bikes (electric bicycles)

posted Jul 17, 2018

FAQ: What are the BEST hiking trails?

by American Trails Staff

Top 10 hiking trails

categories: General Interest
tags: faq, editorial, volunteers, hiking, long-distance trails, thru-hiking

Related Pages and Dedicated Sections


posted Feb 27, 2020

For Trails Professionals



posted Feb 26, 2020

NRT Ambassador Program

American Trails is seeking motivated volunteer Trail Ambassadors that are willing to visit as many of the National Recreation Trails in their region as possible to gather data and identify issues on these great trails.

tags: nrt ambassador program, national recreation trails (nrt), ambassadors, trail ambassadors

posted Feb 26, 2020

TRAILSNext™

TRAILSNext™ Series - High energy, 18-minute presentations on trail innovation.

tags: trailsnext videos, training

posted Feb 25, 2020

Trails Move People

Creating a strong, cooperative, and unified voice for a diverse trails community


posted Jul 25, 2019

Earn Learning Credits and CEUs

American Trails offers learning credits for our Advancing Trails Webinar Series, our International Trails Symposium and Training Institute, and other trail-related conferences, workshops, and webinars.

tags: ceus, learning credits

posted Mar 19, 2018

Advancing Trails Webinar Series

​American Trails brings agencies, trailbuilders, advocates, and volunteers the latest in state-of-the-art information on all aspects of trails and greenways. Our webinars focus on very specific trail topics and usually include one to three presenters skilled on the topic.

tags: training, advancing trails webinar series, free webinar

posted Mar 19, 2018

International Trails Symposium

Every two years American Trails sponsors the International Trails Symposium to bring together trail and greenway advocates, managers, planners, and users, as well as tourism and business interests.

tags: international trails symposium (its), 2021

posted Mar 16, 2018

Training Center - Calendar

Trails training, workshops, and conferences on trail building, planning, management, land protection, organization development, leadership, tools, GIS data, parks, bike/ped facilities, nonmotorized transportation, funding, and stewardship.


Results from the Business Directory


Aqua Control

Spring Valley, Illinois

Aqua Control, Inc. (ACI) was founded in 1970 as a manufacturer of floating Aerators and Fountains.


6 Wolfer Industrial Dr, Spring Valley, Illinois 61362
(800) 377-0019 • [email protected]

Oregon State University - College of Forestry

Corvallis, Oregon

The Oregon State University College of Forestry is an internationally recognized leader that is transforming education, research and policy for managing and sustaining working forest ecosystems in the 21st century.


1500 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis, Oregon 97331-5704
(541) 737-2004

Northwest Trail Alliance

Portland, Oregon

Northwest Trail Alliance is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization based in Portland, Oregon. We are one of the Northwest’s leading mountain bike advocacy and trail stewardship groups.


PO Box 1846, Portland, Oregon 97207
[email protected]

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